Research Finances Resources

COVID-19 RESOURCES

The COVID-19 public health emergency is impacting the research community in a myriad of known and yet to be known ways. This is intended to be a clearinghouse of Harvard Guidance and Federal Information related to research. RAS will update this document as additional guidance is issued. Revised 4/1... Read more about COVID-19 RESOURCES

Sponsored Expenditure Guidelines

This document provides guidance on appropriate budgeting and expenditures of sponsored funds whether from federal or non-federal sources and whether the award is directed toward research, training or other purposes.

Research Appointment Matrix

The Research Appointment Matrix contains comprehensive information about the object codes, fringe rates and payment methods used for various research appointment types (fellows, special appointees, etc.). It is housed on the Faculty Affairs Appointment and Promotion page.

Award Setup Checklist

A checklist of department tasks associated with setting up a new sponsored research account.

GMAS Resources

This Office of Sponsored Programs site provides resources to aid the Harvard sponsored research community in learning the use of Harvard's Grant Management Application Suite (GMAS).

GMAS Report and Invoice Types/Names

The Financial Reports, Invoices, and Process type names in GMAS changed in October 2013.  In order to keep track of the several acronyms used for forms in GMAS, OSP created a quick reference.